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  • Archaeological Theory in Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia A Urban, Edward Schortman

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 

  • The Archaeology of the Eleventh Century

    Continuities and Transformations

    Edited by Dawn M. Hadley, Chris C. Dyer

    The Archaeology of the Eleventh Century addresses many key questions surrounding this formative period of English history, considering conditions before 1066 and how these changed. The impact of the Conquest of England by the Normans is the central focus of the book, which assesses the destruction…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27 
    Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs

  • Rome and the Classic Maya

    Comparing the Slow Collapse of Civilizations

    By Rebecca Storey, Glenn R Storey

    This volume compares two of the most famous cases of civilizational collapse, that of the Roman Empire and the Classic Maya world. First examining the concept of collapse, and how it has been utilized in the historical, archaeological and anthropological study of past complex societies, Storey and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23 

  • Ancient Complex Societies

    By Jennifer C. Ross, Sharon R. Steadman

    Ancient Complex Societies: An Archaeology of Civilization examines the archaeological evidence for the rise and functioning of politically and socially “complex” cultures in antiquity. Particular focus is given to civilizations exhibiting positions of leadership, social and administrative…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17 

  • Women in the Classical World CC 4V

    Edited by Sheila Dillon, Sharon L. James

    The study of women in Graeco-Roman antiquity has a long history but many recent developments—prominent among which are the rise of feminist theory and theoretical and interpretive work in material culture—have transformed approaches to the study of women’s lived experiences in antiquity. This…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    Critical Concepts in Classical Studies

  • Comparative Bone Identification

    Human Subadult to Nonhuman on DVD

    By Diane L. France

    Continuing in the format of the successful Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas, this DVD version of Comparative Bone Identification presents 3000 all-new images of human bones from many stages of maturation. It focuses on comparative osteology from the fetal stage to adolescence,…

    DVD – 2017-01-03 
    CRC Press

  • Natural and Artificial Bodies in Early Modern England

    Literature, Natural Philosophy, Objects

    By Alvin Snider

    This book brings contemporary ways of reconceptualizing the human relationship to things into conversation with seventeenth-century writing, exploring how the literature of the period intersected with changing understandings of the conceptual structure of matter, and how human beings might…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Byzantine Athens 10th - 12th Centuries

    By Charalambos Bouras

    This book investigates Athens in the middle Byzantine period, from the mid-10th century to 1204, the date of the city’s conquest by the Crusaders. Using the surviving architectural remains as well as the scarce relevant literary sources, the volume also provides a summary of all recent…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Human Body in Early Iron Age Central Europe

    Burial Practices and Images of the Halstatt World

    By Katharina Rebay-Salisbury

    Identities and social relations are fundamental elements of societies. To approach these topics from a new and different angle, this study takes the human body as the focal point of investigation. It tracks changing identities of early Iron Age people in central Europe through body-related…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • Revolutions in the Desert

    The Rise of Mobile Pastoralism in the Southern Levant

    By Steven Rosen

    Revolutions in the Desert investigates the development of pastoral nomadism in the fertile heartland of the ancient Near East, challenging the prevailing notion that such societies left few remains appropriate for analytic study. Few prior studies have approached the deeper past of desert nomadic…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • Official Power and Local Elites in the Roman Provinces

    Edited by Rada Varga, Viorica Rusu-Bolindeț

    Presenting a new and revealing overview of the ruling classes of the Roman Empire, this volume explores aspects of the relations between the official state structures of Rome and local provincial elites. The central objective of the volume is to present as complex a picture as possible of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 

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